Dr Annie

Dr. Anne DeGroot


One of the clinic founders. Currently acts as Volunteer Medical Director and volunteer grant writer (Executive Director). Advocate, fundraiser, Clinician volunteer.

401-272-2123 https://www.linkedin.com/in/anniedegroot

Dr. Joseph Diaz


Dr. Diaz  joined the medical faculty at Memorial Hospital in July, 2001 in the Department of Medicine. Originally from Pennsylvania, he received his undergraduate training at Boston College where he majored in history. He did Post Baccalaurate  Read More

Dr. Fadi Mansourati

Dr. Fadi Mansourati

Fadi is one of the founding members of CEHC. He speaks French and Arabic, and has practiced Internal Medicine in the Rhode Island area for more than 20 years.He serves as a clinician at CEHC, mentors the medical students on Med Student Clinic  Read More

Dr. Wesam Ahmed

Dr Ahmed Is an internist who trained at Memorial Hospital, Rhode Island. He is currently a Heme-Onc fellow at Tufts NEMC. He is the founder and President of AIWA (American Islamic Wellness Association). He is one of the founders of the Amal  Read More

Julissa A Baez, BSN RN

Nurse Manager

Julissa is the nurse manager at CEHC. She graduated with honors from Rhode Island College in May 2011. She is fluent in English and Spanish. As an RN she is involved in the development and implementation of patient care plans at CEHC. Julissa has  Read More

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Pamela A. Harrop M.D.

Volunteer MD

Pamela is a lifelong Rhode Island resident who received her M.D. at the University of Vermont medical school, after doing undergraduate work at Boston College. She is a graduate of the General Internal Medicine residency of Rhode Island Hospital  Read More

Ericka Olivera

Dr. Olivera is a medical doctor from Barranquilla, Colombia with a concentration in Epidemiology and Public Health. She has over two years of clinical experience in general practice; two months of experience as an interim director in a government  Read More

Julie Steller PRN, RNP and MSN

Medical Advisory Board Member

Julie is an Associate Professor and a family nurse practitioner, with a focus of oncology nursing across the curriculum, palliative care and end of life nursing practice. She holds advanced practice nursing consultant positions in Gynecologic-Oncology  Read More

Fadya El Rayess

Fadya El Rayess, MD, MPH

Fadya started volunteering at Clinica Esperanza in the fall of 2012. She is an Associate Residency Director of the Brown University Family Medicine Residency. She completed a Faculty Leadership Development Fellowship at Brown and holds an MPH  Read More

Lamia Laloui

Nurse Practitioner

Lamia is a RNP and a member of AIWA. She obtained her medical degree (MD) in Algeria and retrained as a Physician’s Assistant in the United States. She is on staff at the Lifespan (Rhode Island Hospital) emergency room. She is a registered  Read More